Duck-Billed Dinosaur Footprints, Made Nearly 70 Million Years Ago, Discovered In Alaska

July 10, 2014 6:55 AM

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Duck-Billed Dinosaur Footprints, Made Nearly 70 Million Years Ago, Discovered In Alaska

A team of researchers, studying fossils of pre-historic animals, has discovered a new site in Alaska’s Denali National Park, which is filled with a huge number of footprints believed to have been made by duck-billed dinosaurs, or “hadrosaurs,” in the prehistoric Arctic.

The new discovery suggests that the hadrosaurs not only roamed in herds but also flourished in the ancient high-latitude, polar ecosystem. The findings also provide new insights into the herd structure and evolutionary history of dinosaurs at the North Pole, the scientists said in a study, recently ...

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